Manhunt Underway For An Escapee In Leflore County

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LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) — Leflore County Undersheriff Kendall Morgan said deputies are searching for a convicted sex offender who escaped from the back of a sheriff deputy’s vehicle while being arrested late Saturday (Jan. 22).

Colton Shawn Potter, 25, of Howe was convicted of rape Jan. 6, 2010, according to court records.

Deputies are searching for him throughout Leflore County.  He’s thought to be dangerous.

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1 Comment

  • Word of Truth (@StoptheSpinNow)

    Is this how so called news is done now?? (According to authorities, 25-year-old Colton Shawn Potter is a registered sex offender.) Do you always publish the past criminal records of other people?? Like the Teachers that were recently caught having sex with students at , Muldrow, Pocola, and Waldren schools?? NO!! You only do it to people
    who cant fight back. BIAS NEWS SLATED TO WHAT THE ELITE WANT, AND TO MAKE MONEY,
    JOURNALIST ARE A THING OF THE PAST, ALL YOU ARE IS A PAID ADVERTISEMENT OF EXCREMENT

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